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By Elizabeth C. Parker

The twelfth-century English Cloisters go, now within the Metropolitan Museum of paintings in big apple, is certainly one of in simple terms 3 whole medieval ivory crosses extant. This finished examine examines the background of the move, its complicated and ornate iconography, its functionality, liturgical context and highbrow environment. The authors additionally learn the cross's attainable theological and creative connections with the abbey of Bury St. Edmunds, and its position in English Romanesque artwork.

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